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, this is bay area news at 7:00. greeting friends of 13-year-old andy lopez brings is confidence to the santa rosa church. the teen shot and killed by a deputy. happening now in the resurrectie of the funeral. >> reporter: there is been people gathering in small groups saying their fair wells to andy lopez, many hope that this is a first step on the long road to the community healing. 13-year-old andy lopez proudly carried the body of the teen. >> it is sad, even if you did not know him, it is really sad. >> i guess our children are safe with the cops around, they're supposed to be out here protecting us. >> what happened to the youngster were uncalled for. >> the relationship between the community and law enforcement is strange. >> he says those concerns are shared by many in the community and it is time that the elected officials step up. >> transparency and honesty and integrity, they don't feel they have that right now. what dialogue can we create to ensure that we have that, it is quite frankly does not exist right now. >> the the community mourning andy lopez, the community can heal. >>
. protestors marched in the streets, demanding justice for andy lopez. details of the rally coming up. and police are searching for someone who could hold the key to understanding lynne first spalding's death at san francisco general hospital. good morning. it is wednesday, october 30th. i'm james fletcher. and im anny hong family and friends gathered together to remeber 13 year old andy lopez. they said their goodbyes to , him last night at his public funeral. many who attended the funeral did not know lopez but wanted to show there support. andy's mother was so upset and overcome by grief she kept her face hidden. while many friends say they are trying to remember the good times they had with him. 13 year old andy lopez was funeral tonight. he was shot seven times october 22nd - as he carried a replica gun that a deputy thought was a real assault rifle. now - there's a growing divide between the people of santa rosa and the police force. kron 4's j.r. stone has the story. andy lopez was shot seven times by sonoma county sheriff erick gelhaus on october 22nd as he was carrying a repl
shooting death of 13- year-old andy lopez. these are live pictures from newschopper2. ktvu's alex savidge is live on the ground with the growing crowdant the law enforcement re- - crowd and the law enforcement response there. >> reporter: good afternoon. this crowd is growing. there was a deep sense of anger many people in the community. we're in old courthouse square where people are beginning to gather. i should say the sonoma county sheriff today is saying that he's calling for help from neighboring agencies to make sure this protest doesn't get out of hand. he's particularly concerned about protesters outside of santa rosa. let me show you video here. occupy oakland is actually busing people up here for what is expected to be one of the largest demonstrations to date related to the shooting death of andy lopez and people will be getting on buses in oakland and coming up for the demonstration. the crowd will be marching over to the sheriff's department's main offices. one week after 13-year-old andy lopez was shot to death by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy, more than a thousand peopl
in andy lopez's death. >>> a man is hit and killed in a wheelchair. what we're learning about the victim and a look at the history of similar incidents at the intersection. >>> a wrongful death lawsuit is being filed in federal court in the case of 13-year-old andy lopez. he was carrying a fake gun when he was shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy. lz also -- alex savidge has more. >> reporter: andy lopez's parents called the shooting unreasonable and unjustified. today here in san francisco, the family filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the deputy who opened fire on that teenager as he was holding a replica assault rifle. nearly two weeks after andy lopez was shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy, a federal lawsuit claims his death was unconstitutional. lopez was carrying a replica of a gun that turned out to be a bb gun. gelhaus shot lopez seven times. the lawsuit claims he was walking with the toy gun and had his back to the deputy who ordered him to drop the weapon. the lawsuit suggests improper training by the department. it reads, "the sheriff'
in santa rosa today to protest the shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. kpix 5 reporter is live there and, kate, this is expected to be the largest demonstration yet. >> that's right, michelle. there is a lot of discontent towards law enforcement in this community. today, nearly 1500 demonstrators are expect today pack on the pressure at yet another rally. as you -- as this is going on, we're also learning new details about the sheriff's deputy who shot andy lopez last week. he's identified as 48-year-old gelhaus. hees been with the sonoma county sheriff's department for more than 20 years. gelhaus is also a field training officer and firearm instructor. the sheriff's office says his deputies feel terrible about what happened. >> horrible tragedy for all involved. >> gelhaus is a veteran of the iraq war and contributor to several gun web sites and mack sooens. meanwhile take a look at lopez memorial. there is very little sympathy for gelhaus for andy lopez. to walk out of class again at 10:00 this morning, and demonstrators streets not the sidewalks. reporting live in santa rosa. back to
gun. now andy lopez has sparked a bill to make sure toy guns look like toys. >> as he was passing other vehicles and drove his vehicle back into the southbound lane, he lost control of his vehicle. >> three people recovering this morning after one dead after a suspected drunk driver loses control of his jaguar in wine country. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." >> hold on right there! captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald. >>> we begin with breaking news out of union city right now. a two-alarm fire is burning inside a bakery warehouse. chopper 5 overhead live with the fire on western avenue and pacific street. you can see one of the ladder trucks there a number of apparatus. a lot of smoke, not a lot of flames right now. we have calls into the fire department and will bring you more information when we get it. good morning, it's wednesday, october 30. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:01. >>> developing news from capitol
andy lopez was killed while carrying a bb gun designed to look like an assault rifle, the latest in a series of investigations of his death is now underway. >> reporter: there is probably close to 200 people here in old court house square in downtown santa rosa. this is only one of the locations demonstrators are meeting at. we'll give you a closer look now. the other location is santa rosa junior college from. what we understand, both groups here will combine and march to the sonoma county sheriffs office in a couple hours. as the anger grows, so does the memorial that honors 13 year old andy lopez in the same place he was shot by a deputy. there is a key of candles, photographs and messages to the boy. this is where police say a week ago andy was carrying a toy gun deputies thought was an assault rifle. he did not comply with orders to drop the gun. we spoke with one saying this community is growing more frustrated before it wasn't fair for him and his family. the cops should somehow do something else, not shoot him seven times. it's not fair. >> reporter: sonoma county sheriff
. in this spot and the memorial marks the spot where the deputy shot and killed 13-year-old andy lopez. typically the police do not released information about an officer involved shooting like this one. but there are serious concerns that tempers might boil over so police are trying to be as transparent as possible. >> tonight's demonstration swelled to 1500 people in santa rosa's courthouse square. >> this hurts me. it is something painful for me and for everybody. demonstrators areville -- are villa fying them after new details were released the way he shot and killed andy lopez. >> we believe the time period between the time the deputy hold his dispatcher what his observations were and the ti ads were fired was 10 seconds. >> and i cannot understand how this happened in such a short, short time, 10 seconds and the boy is murdered. >> they spotted lopez carrying this rifle that looks like an ak47. >> he yelled at the subject two teams to drop the weapon. the subject did not do that. he turned to face the deputies. >> that's when the mizell of andy's gun was pointed at him and he fired eight sho
outside of the sheriff's office. >> today's march profitested the killing of andy lopez, carrying a pellet gun designed to look like an ak 47 >> today's march in santa rose why, you can see the crowd and officers there standing by in case this got out of hand. abc7 news joins us there live with a look. wayne? >> reporter: it's by far the largest yet, if you look behind us now, there is still remnants of the march. people still here, if you look on top of the building you can see sheriff deputies looking down to keep an eye on them. this is no longer just a local cause there are people here from oakland, san francisco and rest of the state. the name andy lopez now sharing sentence was traf on-martin and oscar grant. until 3:00 p.m one week ago, andy lopez was just another kid but today's march keeps him on the cause of a national symbol. lopez was 13 years old, walking with a pellet gun made to resemble an ak 47 rifle. last tuesday a sheriff's deputy told him to drop the gun, then when he felt threatened put seven bullets into and through the young man, killing him at the scene, inflaming
. the teen andy lopez was armed with a pellet gun. kpix 5's andria borba spoke with a man who says the same deputy pulled a gun on him two months ago. >> reporter: it was august 21 around 8:30 a.m. when 57-year-old jeffrey westbrook of santa rosa was carpooling to work on highway 101 when he was pulled over by sonoma county sheriff's deputy erick gelhaus. >> reporter: i felt something not right with him. >> reporter: jeff pulled over in this black bmw and on a narrow shoulder and steep hillside. jeff says he offered to make more room for gelhaus to stand when a simple traffic stop for failing to use a blinker went sideways. >> s the car started to move he screams turn the car off. i'm still looking at him he pulled his weapon out and now point-blank. >> reporter: jeff says the gun's barrel was a foot from his head. >> i never had a gunpoint at me. >> reporter: he says that's when gelhaus told him to get out of the car and it happened again. >> when he asked me to, you know, if i had weapons he actually went to the gun the second time. >> reporter: jeff later learned a car matching his was
-old andy lopez. friends and family carried the body of the teen killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy last week. the deputy thought lopez had a real gun but it was a pellet gun. >> i think that maybe being here in church might consolidate you for a few minutes but then the nightmare just will never go away ever. >> before the funeral hundreds of people had a peaceful march in santa rosa to protest the shooting, another march is planned this afternoon. >>> andy lopez's shoot something renewing an effort in sacramento. a california lawmaker might try again to get a bill passed that would require all toy guns to look like toys. state senator kevin deleon on the left originally made the proposal back in 2011. he would like fake guns to be translucent or brightly colored like this one. his earlier proposal failed after being opposed by the nra and toy companies. cbs reporter ben tracy asked deleon about that. >> i imagine that people who make these toy guns say the point is for them to look real and no one wants a gun that's bright pink or bright yellow or bright orange. what do you say to
on the way to the sheriff's office before staging a peaceful protest for andy lopez. when that crowd arrived, sheriff's deputies stood in front of the building in head to to riot gear. barricades were also blocking the entrances to that building. the funeral for andy lopez got underway just about an hour ago. our andrea borba is right outside. andrea. >> reporter: services started just a few minutes ago. you can actually hear the choir singing from where i am standing. andy's coffin was carried in by what looked to be school he aged friends and family from the hurst inside resurrection church here in santa rosa. as he was carried in, you could hear sorrowful hims being sung in spanish. the church absolutely packed. standing room only there as this community is still in mourning. >> i felt really sad, especially for the family, even for my father. i know it was his friend. it really hurts. >> reporter: now, the funeral for andy lopez, of course, is not happening right now as we speak, but the burial stand still very much in the air at this point. no set burial date or time has been set yet. w
by a santa rosa sheriff's deputy. the 17-year-old brother of andy lopez is devastated and angry. he was shot last week after refusing to put down a toy gun that looked like an ak 47 assault rifle. >> reporter: his name is anthony lopez, today describing his brother andy as a good kid, someone liked to make people laugh, who was interested in a career in law enforcement. behind me, this memorial, people arriving and keep adding to it. it keeps growing. what began as a vigil with candles now has enough to spell out the name andy. what began as a simple cross now has a permanent structure. jose installed think the morning and painted it. >> that represents the angel in andy. >> reporter: today his older brother told us how they're faring up oochlt they're hanging in there. it's hard on everyone. the house isn't the same anymore. >> how so? >> just quiet. just feels like there is a void in the house. >> reporter: a void since a week ago. a sheriff deputy, eric gelhaus mistook a pellet gun for the real thing and fired seven shots into andy. the family filed a claim. the deputy has communicated
andy lopez by a sonoma county sheriff deputy has outranged the community. the rally was put together by a latino group m.e.c.h.a. >> some people heard this had been organized by occupy oakland, by answer, that they were bringing bus loads of people here and it had not been organized by them. >> reporter: members of several other citizen groups heard about the protest and did take buses from oakland and other parts of the area to come here to attend. john burres spoke to the crowd today. he's the attorney who represented the oscar grant family after oscar grant was killed by a b.a.r.t. police officer. dion smith another mother who spoke at the event, said her son died in an officer involved shooting in stockton two years ago. >> it's not just santa rosa it's a problem too because it affects all of us. as a mother, as a citizen as any community. >> reporter: some of the people who came here today said they would like the deputy involved in this officer involved shooting to face criminal charges. others said they would like a police criminal reviews board to have more oversight of the s
:we're learning more about the deputy who shot and killed andy lopez. 48-year-old erick gelhaus shot lopez seven times. the 24-year veteran is an iraq war veteran who's also a firearms instructor. he's contributed to gun publications.and in 2008.he wrote an article for swat magazine. >>"today is the day you may need to kill someone in order to go home. >> reporter:somebody needs to be in charge, so make a decision." >> reporter:and in the same article, he said "when you are caught in an ambush, you need to make your decisions immediately and carry them out just as quickly. >> reporter:you need to shut down the bad guys who initiated the ambush so that you can go home." >> catherine: in a developing story on the peninsula. for the second straight day - the woman accused in a closely-watched fatal d.u.i case is a no-show. a father and mother were killed in that crash. kron four's rob fladeboe reports on what happened. >> reporter:once again on tuesday, just moments before she was to be arraigned in department 4-a here at san mateo county superior court, marjorie reitzell failed to appear. the 53-y
of valor. as sonoma county prepared for this, andy lopez pointed a toy gun at gailhouse. he feels terrible. >> it is a horrible tragedy for all involved. >> reporter: but here at the neighborhood memorial where people have gathered for six night ins a row, there is no sympathy for the deputy. >> what do you feel toward the deputy? >> i'm mad. i'm just, it sucks to lose one of my friends. >> reporter: the deputy has been a prolific contributor to gun websites. a veteran of the war in iraq, he was commissioned to write an article in swat magazine in 2008, describing the mind set you need to have to survive an ambush. he went onto talk about the nano seconds that felt like minutes as he thought about his children and spouse. joe vasquez, kpix5. >> andy lopez is the youngest person ever to die in an officer involved shooting in sonoma county. >>> this is the booking photo of a woman who struck and killed a couple out for a walk in menlow park last week. the couple was walking their car along chilco street. she has a prior drunk driving condition and is now facing manslaughter and felony dui ch
and headed in march that's preceding andy lopez's ñ nbc bay area's christiee smith is live in oakland where some had to wait longer than expected forcszs!%m bus ride. c christie, good morning. >> the driver showed up a little late, and sat around and waited for every single demonstrator to show up, and they came from far away.  as far away as stockton, and they're saying that they want to go to stand with the family of andy lopez, the 13-year-old who 7Ñ shot and killed last week by a sheriff's deputy. now, many of them say they've lost loved ones to gunfire themselves, including one officer-involved shooting. the family of james rivera, involved in an officer-involved shooting in 2010 in the central valley. they were here. investigators say he was driving a stolen/br in a high speed pursuit.u+"g6m >> sheriff's department afternoon thoughed. protesters like the mom of james rivera arekx joining the outcry. they're always just filing killing someone, and we need to start organizing, coming together, city to city, state to state, country to country to address this. >> this isn't a war zo
that service is taking place for andy lopez. what's going on jean? >> reporter: a day of demonstration is now turning to a day of prayer. take a look. you can see there is a hearse here. andy lopez's body arrived about ten minutes ago. officials from the church are coming out to greet the body. hundreds of people are expected. we're seeing a lot of families startingo pour into the church here. i'm seeing a lot of emotional long faces as people file into the church. this mass was scheduled to begin at 5:00. it's going to begin a little bit late as people begin to file in again and again. people are here. they say they are here to support the lopez family, to support them emotionally and to support their efforts to seek justice for the 13-year-old. i can hear some singing inside the church. we're waiting for the body to be taken inside the church. the funeral mass will last about an hour and a half. it will be in spanish. someone claiming to be a family member is asking for a peaceful night on andy's facebook page. we'll have an update for you tonight at 6:00. >> stay with us for continuing cov
with the funeral for andy lopez. it was impossible for people to hide their pain as the casket of 13-year-old andy lopez was lead out of the resurrection church in santa rosa. more than 600 people were here, classmates, strangers and the family including his heart broken parents. his funeral mass was in spanish with a message that resonated with friends. >> he was too young. he didn't deserve that. he is gone, but he is here spiritual. >> lopez was shot to death as he was walking near his home. he was carrying a toy rifle made to look like an ak47. sonoma county sheriff deputies stopped him and told him to drop the gun, they say. deputy opened fire claiming the boy turned toward them with the realistic gun in his hand. >> i don't blame the officer or the child. >> he joined the few dozen people who converged on the memorial. some of whom came directly from the funeral. >> we need to learn to have more compassion in terms of the toys we let them play with. >> there was little sympathy during the two daytime rallies. >> there is racial profiling and discrimination and bias. >> they could have shot h
. >> shock and anger grows over the shooting death of a bow carrying a replica gun, 13-year-old andy lopez. last night, hundreds gathered for the funeral. >> it was impossible for people to hide their pain as the casket of the 13-year-old andy lopez was health outside the resurrection church. 600 people were here, classmates, strangeers and family and his heart-broking parents. the funeral mass was in spanish. ahe what too young. he didn't deserve that. he gone. he is here in spirit. >> on tuesday, he was shot to death carrying a toy rifle look like an ak-47. the sheriff deputies stopped him and told him to drop the gun. the deputy erick gelhaus opened fire claiming the boy turned toward them with the realistic looking gun in hand. >> i don't blame the officer or the child. >> a few dozen were converging on the memorial who came directly from the funeral. >> we have learned to have more compassion and to make better choices if our children in terms of the toys we let them play with. >> there was little sympathy for law enforcement during two rallies in santa rosa. >> there is racial profil
-year-old andy lopez. typically the police do not released information about an officer involved shooting like this one. but there are serious concerns that tempers might boil over so police are trying to be as transparent as possible. >> tonight's demonstration swelled to 1500 people in santa rosa's courthouse square. >> this hurts me. it is something painful for me and for everybody. >> demonstrators areville -- are villa fying them after new details were released the way he shot and killed andy lopez. >> we believe the time period between the time the deputy hold his dispatcher what his observations were and the time he advised on the radio shots were fired was 10 seconds. >> and i cannot understand how this happened in such a short, short time, 10 seconds and the boy is murdered. >> they spotted lopez carrying this rifle that looks like an ak47. >> he yelled at the subject two teams to drop the weapon. the subject did not do that. he turned to face the deputies. >> that's when the mizell of andy's gun was pointed at him and he fired eight shots striking andy seven times. >> t
in santa rosa this morning for 13-year-old andy lopez, killed by a sonoma, sheriff deputy. thanks for joining us. >> investigators are reviewing surveillance video as lax. we will tell you what is going on with the shooting free that happened in los angeles on friday. the gunman targeted t.s.a. officers but the motive is still not clear. an officer was killed, two were wounded. now more from los angeles on this story. >> paul ciancia arrived at the airport on friday like a regular passenger. we have learned a roommate dropped him off at terminal 3 unaware of the plan. according to the complaint, surveillance video shows ciancia walking up to the check point pulling out an assault rifle and shooting dass officer gerardo hernandez pointblank. the document also says that the gunman walked away but he saw the wounded officer moving, he came back and shot him again, killing him. >> this is the first t.s.a. employee killed in the line of duty. >> the f.b.i. says ciancia shot his way through the terminal wounding two other officers and a teacher, shot in the leg. >> he dragged himself in
. >> catherine: hundreds of people marched through santa rosa today. saying they want justice for andy lopez. two rallies merged into one on the campus of santa rosa junior college. then the group marched across town to the headquarters of the sonoma county sheriff's department. >> reporter: a very emotional night at santa rosa. we're talking about hundreds of people march showed up at the church for in the lopez and they'd just wrapped up in the last half an hour. you can see in this video shot the casket of and the lopez holding his body. his family surrounding the casket. people are entering the church and coming out of the church this evening. they are saying their goodbyes to the 13 year-old who was shot by the deputy last week. emotions here ran high. >> (crying) as a mother and i would hope that things would change in the community i will i really feel sorry for his mother. >> when i saw him come out of the car is heartbreaking you know? i had to lead it was very hard to justin and there. had to leave. the poor >> reporter: 10 live in santa rosa j.r. stone kron 4 news. >> catherine: protes
-- planned today for the police shooting of a teen boy rallying in the name of 13-year-old andy lopez in downtown santa rosa. new information about deputy would shot lopez: 48-year-old erick gelhaus is a 24-year veteran of the department, a firearms instructor who has written articles for law enforcement on the use of deadly force. >> it is maddening. they used excessive force. >> we can never take back what happened. we can express our sympathy and our sorrow to the lopez family and the community. >> lopez was carrying a realistic-looking assault rifle that shoots pellet that closely resembled an ak-47. deputies stopped him and ordered him to drop it and opened fire hitting him seven times killing him. officials are saying leave all toy weapons like this one at home. yesterday, the sheriff told abc7 news that he did not believe ratism was involved saying that the sheriff has done much in the past three years to build bridges specifically with the latino community. >> new details this morning on the deadly crash that least a peninsula couple dead. the driver accused of hitting them is
sheriff deputy shot a 13-year-old andy lopez carrying an replica of an ak 47 when the deputy opened fire. more from the deputy that pulled the trigger and growing backlash against him. >> we have more and heard from the sheriff of sonoma county this, story keeps growing, changes and keeps evolving like that memorial over my shoulder, candles burned out. some flowers wilted in the spot where a deputy shot and killed a 13-year-old andy lopez last week but the story remains fresh. begin with sieging anger of the latino community. >> maddening what they did. >> today's sheriff stepped forward to answer general questions. >> i don't believe racism is involved in this case. many people know the sheriff's office and me have done much in the past three years to build bridge was the latino community. >> six days after the shooting we learned about the deputy who mistook a pellet gun for an ak 47, putting seven bullets into, and through, andy lopez. the sheriff deputy has a name, a history. his name, eric gels house. he's a firearms instructor, a national figure. a writer on the subject of deadly
of a 13-year o boy. investigators say andy lopez pointed a toy gun at gelhaus and another deputy. sheriff says gelhaus - who s been with the department for .. feels terrib >>> as sonoma county deputies prepared barricades for what is expected to be yet another large demonstration, their colleague is on administrative league following the shooting of a 13-year-old boy. investigators say andy lopez pointed a toy gun at gelhaus and another deputy. the sheriff says gelhaus has been with the department for 20 years and feels terrible. >> it's a horrible tragedy for all involved. >> but here at the neighborhood memorial where more than a hundred mourners have gathered for the sixth night in a row, there is no evidence of any sympathy for the deputy in this matter. >> what do you feel toward that deputy? >> i'm mad. it sucks to lose one of my friends. >> deputy gelhaus has been a prolific contributor to several gun web sites and police magazines. a veteran of the war in iraq, gelhaus was commissioned to write an article for swat magazine in 2008 to talk about how to survive an ambush. describe t
a huge march for andy lopez. he is the 13-year-old boy shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy. ktvu channel 2 reporter aleck savage there at the memorial for andy lopez and alex we understand that groups from outside the area now planning to take part today. >> reporter: yeah we did just learn that occupy oakland is in fact planning to bus people from the plaza up here to santa rosa to take part in the large march later on today in the area. there's a growing sense of frustration in the community over the shooting of lopez which happened right here in the field. and you can see a memorial is growing in this area. hundreds are expected to march later on today to protest this deadly shooting of the 13-year- old boy by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy. at about noon the march will wind up at the sonoma county sheriff's department offices on ventura avenue. now county offices, city hall, and the courthouse will all close at lunchtime in response to what is expected to be the largest demonstration yet over last week's shooting. the middle school student was shot seven time
death of andy lopez, investigators released two key pieces of information about what happened the moments leading up to the teenager's death. ryan takeo with the warning given to 13-year-old andy lopez moments before the shooting. ryan. >> reporter: allen, good evening. these protestors behind me are here yet again to protest what happened just a couple of weeks ago. now, investigators, they released some new information today. it's raising a big question, did the deputy involved identify himself as law enforcement before shooting? it's not clear if deputy eric gelhaus identified himself as a law enforcement officer before he shot and killed 14-year-old andy lopez. an investigator told the "chronicle" the deputy couldn't remember if he told the teen he was a deputy. he said he felt lopez threatened his life after the deputy told him to drop it. the airsoft rifle looks like the real thing. the report also said a witness warned lopez cops were in the airplane and to put the replica gun away. >> it's a tragedy. the death could have been prevented. >> reporter: as a response to th
for andy lopez. details of the rally coming up. >> and police are searching for someone who could hold the key to understanding lynne spalding's death at san francisco general hospital. >> taking a live look at walnut creek this morning. we are looking at another cooler day today. >> we started the last hour of what was reported to be a minor accident. according to chp there were two separate minor accidents. it took them a while to clear and it has backed up traffic beyond the split. this is closer to carlos some boulevard. the drive time was just 15 to 20 minutes is now clot that 17 minutes. it is now coming in at 25 minutes. >> san palo alto is already jammed up. it is a 25 minutes commute time and that is what you can expect during the peak of the commute. all that means that the bay bridge is a pretty light and easy ride though this may change. >> we are waking up to clear skies and here's a live look outside from our roof cam. it is clear and cold outside. as we head into the afternoon and warmer weather is on the way and was the upper 50s. coming up to my next report i will talk
the largest protest yet in the killing of 13-year-old andy lopez in santa rosa. we're also learning more about the sheriff's deputy who shot lopez last week. he's identified as 48-year-old eric g gelhaus. he has been with the vf's department for more than 20 years. the sheriff says his deputy feels terrible about what happened. >> this is a horrible tragedy for all involved. >> deputy gelhaus is a veteran of the iraq war and a has been a contributor to several gun web sites and police magazines. >>> marjorie is due in court today to be arraigned for the deaths of two people at menlo park last week. the 54-year-old redwood city woman couldn't make it to court yesterday because she was in the medical ward at san mateo county jail. >> rietzell is charged with killing kamal and as they walked their dog along the street thursday night. leaving behind, now, three teenage children. reitzell is on probation from drunk-driving conviction from last fall. >>> 15 san francisco firefighters have been awarded $3.7 million in an age discrimination case. the firefighters challenge results of a test they took
soon at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ for 13-year-old andy lopez. >>> protestors marching right now for a second straight day in santa rosa demanding justice for 13-year-old andy lopez. an investigators told the "san francisco chronicle" that the deputy who shot and killed lopez last week can't remember if he identified himself as a deputy before that shooting. our own ryan takeo with more on the tense moments leading up to the teenager's death. >> reporter: now investigators are releasing new information about the case and it's raising a big question. did the deputy involved identify himself as law enforcement before shooting? it's not clear right now. the deputy, according to the "san francisco chronicle," told an investigator that he did not remember if he did in fact identify himself before shooting. the deputy claims the 13-year- old andy lopez turned to him with what he thought was a rifle, that's when deputy erick gelhaus started shooting. it was a toy gun. this is the second high-profile protest in as many days. this will go through the str
are gathering for a special day of the dead observance. among those being remembered, 13-year-old andy lopez who was shot and killed by a sheriffs deputy. i'll have an update on big legal developments in the case coming up. >>> and going beyond the politics of pot. coming up, we investigate a common practice by marijuana growers wreaking havoc on wildlife and on our environment. >>> the family of the 13-year-old boy shot and killed by a sheriffs deputy has filed legal claims against the sonoma county board of supervisors. the move is seen as a precursor to a lawsuit. at the same time, there's a new push to get the u.s. commission on civil rights involved to investigate claims that the boy's death points to a larger problem within the county. nbc bay area's monty francis joins us in santa rosa with the details tonight. >> reporter: raj, good evening. the family filed three claims against the county. one on behalf of the boy's mothers. another on behalf of the boy's father. a third on behalf halhalf of hi. supporters of the boy's family are gathering for a day of the dead observance at the spot he
are learning more details on the death of a 13 year-old ind the boy andy lopez who was shot had toy replica guns the police thought that it was a real gun. will tran? >> reporter: the santa rosa police department is investigating this. i am at the scene, last tuesday, this was a field but according to the community it is turned into a crime scene. he was carrying his rifle gun. and it was a toy gun there was no way that the deputies could of known the difference. they said that he should ha dropped the replica. deputies felt threatened and opened fire. since then, there has been one of march. there was one on friday that wa many. and now, the one to make sure that the prosecutors will do a thorough job. with a 5 hour rally. portions of santa rosa, and also going to santa rosa of making sure that they understand that they are very upset over this shooting. he was only a 13 year-old boy. he had also, that he was carrying a replica guns. the deputies that fired should have known the difference >> thank-you. wheat to know more about that deputy that fired the shots. 48 year-old eric galhous he
the community for their support. 13-year-old andy lopez was shot on the 22nd holding an air rifle that looked like an ak-47 assault rifle. abc7 news reporter has the latest from santa rosa. >> reporter: as candles were arranged and a cross was adjusted for the growing memorial for 13-year-old andy lopez, it was not lost on a few people here that this day marks the day of the dead. >> it's a tradition that every 1st and 2nd of november you come and celebrate the dead, or the loved ones of that passed away. >> andy lopez' parents were here a couple of hours. they left just before sunset. they did not want to speak on camera, but they said they will be in san francisco on monday for a big announcement. they will be joining their team of attorneys monday to announce a federal civil lawsuit against the sonoma county sheriff's department. organizers said they had no intention of connect being the death to this day, they just wanted to be here with the lopez family. >> everyone wants to be here remembering andy. that's all it is. we don't want it talk about what happened to andy or anything like tha
-year-old andy lopez was shot on the 22nd holding an air rifle that looked like an ax48 assault rifle. we have the late forest santa rosa. >> reporter: as candles were arranged and a cross was adjusted for the growing memorial for 13-year-old andy lopez, it was not lost on a few people here that this day marks the day of the dead. >> every 1st and 2nd of november you come and celebrate the dead, or the loved ones of that passed away. >> andy lopez' parents were here a few hours. they left just before sunset. they did not want to speak on camera, but they said they will have an announcement on monday. they will join their team of attorneys to announce a federal lawsuit against the sonoma county sheriff's department. organizers say they had no connection of connecting the 13-year-old death to the day, they just wanted to support the lopez family. >> everyone wants to be here remembering andy. that's all it is. we don't want it talk about what happened to andy or anything like that. we just want to remember him. >> a lopez family attorney said the 13-year-old has not been laid to rest be
, demanding justice for andy lopez. details of the rally coming up. and police are searching for someone who could hold the key to understanding lynne spalding's death at san francisco general hospital. we'll have the latest in a live report. and just what is that barge floating off treasure island. and what does google have to do with it. family and friends gathered to say their final goodbyes to 13-year-old andy lopez, he was the teen shot and killed by police last week. another protest is planned for today. kron4's mike pelton and live in santa rosa with details. >>: over the past week we've seen protests and careers here and santa rosa. pitt marking one week since his death last nine community members came out for the funeral mass. perry conceded lopez as friends and family caring and the cascades for the resurrection parish church. many who attended were white, andy's favorite color. --and more white. -- wore. authorities say after lopez did not comply with verbal commands to drop the replica ak-47 the deputy fired out as fear for his safety. last and i you could hear the heartbreak tha
of a teen boy. a large crowd of demonstrators is expected to rally in the name of 13-year-old andy lopez downtown at noon. this morning, there is new information of the deputy would shot lopez. 48-year-old erick gelhaus is 24-year veteran of the department and a firearms instructor who has written articles for law enforcement on the use of deadly force. >> we can never take back what happened. we can express sympathy and sorrow to the family and the community. the way to make it invite to cooperate fully with the investigation being conducted by the police departments. >> lopez was carrying a realistic-looking rifle that shoots pellets and closely resell -- resembled an ac47. believe racism was involved as they have done much in three years to build bridgely specifically with the latino community. officials are asking anyone attending the demonstration leave all toy weapons at home. that roast is planned for today at noon. in the newsroom for abc7 news. >> the accused drunk driver charmed with hitting and killing a menlo park couple will enter a plea in court. we are finding out more abo
shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy. deputies say 13-year-old, andy lopez, was carrying a replica assault weapon when he was shot and killed. the police department later found out that gun wasn't real. >> he had dreams and someone took that away from him. he had a life to live and he only was able to live it to 13. that is hard. >> hundreds gathered at his memorial service sunday. maligned >> a sea of mourners wore white shirts with photos of andy on them. the family says the teen and his siblings are good children that were raised well. they say they will have an account set up for people who would like to donate to andy lopez's funeral. >> the men sampras's go police say shot after an attempted robbery and assault in the marina district remains in the hospital this morning. the incident happened about 1:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon. police say that the suspect tried to rob someone using the atm at chestnut and paris. the suspect fired seven rounds and ran down the street. when police arrived the hispanic male suspect took off running then, officers said that he turned towards him
. >>> it has been one week since the death of andy lopez the 13- year-old was shot and killed last tuesday by sonoma county sheriff deputy who thought the air soft toy gun the teen was carrying was real. >> reporter: a funeral for the boy is just now getting under way. allie rasmus was live at the funeral. >> reporter: the parking lot here at the sonoma sheriff's office was packed with close to 1,000 people. there were no arrests or any problems, this was a peaceful event today. but as a precaution, all nonofficial workers were let home early. the sheriff's office closed at noon today. >> reporter: on the roof and in front of the building, deputies guarded the entrance to the sonoma county sheriff's office. in front, protesters made their message clear. the shooting death of andy lopez by sheriff deputies outraged the community. >> it could have been my child. it could have been my kid. >> i come as a father. my heart is broken for that family. and it could have been my kid. >> reporter: the day began with a noon rally. then the crowd marched to sonoma college. many of protesters were stu
. >> another demonstration will be held in santa rosa to protest the fatal shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. 600 people attended the funeral last night at resurrection church. he was carrying a toy ak-47 when shot last week near his home. the deputy has been identified as erick gelhaus, a veteran officer with the department. the message from the funeral resonated with lopez' friends. >> he was too young. he didn't deserve that. he still -- he is here in spirit. >> two rallies were held in santa rosa. >> today, the alameda county sheriff and fire department will update their investigation of the castro valley nursing home where patients needed to call 9-1-1 for help. the sheriff deputies found 14 disabled patients at the valley springs manor with only three carrying for them and one was a janitor. they closed the facility eight days ago and suspended the license. most of the staff, then, left. >> today, a top obama administration official faces a grilling before congress on the bungled rollout of the health care reform plan. katie marzullo has a preview. >> health and human services secretar
for 13-year-old andy lopez and a fair investigation. they are more angry than ever learning about what happened the afternoon of the shooting. a santa rosa police lieutenant confirmed it was ten seconds between when erick gelhaus reported there was a person with a gun and when the deputy reported shots fired. >> i have teenagers. this is hurt will. >> he yelled at the subject twice to drop the weapon and he did not do that but he turned to face the deputies. >> erick gelhaus fired when the muzzle was pointed at him. he thought it was an ak-47 but we know it was a pellet gun. erick gelhaus fired eight times and hit by seven bullets. the police want to be transparent with the community which is why they are releasing the news of the investigation. >> san jose police chief is calling for a meeting with recruits in latest move to prevent new officers from leaving the force. this is after revelations that half of the latest police academy graduate class is considering positions elsewhere. five graduates have left and some city leaders suggest plans including the possibility of charges new o
. >> this is the bay area's news station. kron4 now. 13-year-old andy lopez was shot 7 times october 22nd. now there is a growing force against the community of santa rosa and the sheriff's department. >> reporter: there were tears and cries as they said goodbye to their son. his mother department her face hidden. >> why did he shoot 7 times to a little kid? >> reporter: all of them were there as his casket was wheeled into the church. >> it is heart breaking. i had to leave. it was too hard standing there. >> family, friends and those who didn't know andy showed up to give support. this woman said santa rosa is mourning for andy. >> knowing that could happen, it shouldn't happen. >> reporter: to those who did know andy, they try to remember the good times. >> he was my friend, and he liked me. and we got caught kissing. he had beautiful eye and a smile. >> reporter: these then were overcome with emotion. >> please help. make him pay for this. this is not right. >> reporter: the church where his funeral was held is quiet, but there will be another protest and march scheduled
of protests are underway. after 13-year-old andy lopez was shot and killed by a deputy in santa rosa more than a week ago there live - where we're learning more about a second deputy who was on the scene. >> reporter: going to downtown santa rosa a couple of miles away. certainly upset about how in the lopez was killed am. in the center of the police department they shared the information that they learn through interviews with deputies today. we learned today, that there was another deputy with him that was a trainee he was in training at the time of the shooting they were driving north or moreland the attorney was actually driving the car. when they spotted and below is on the side of the road carrying what they say with an assault weapon. they called in to dispatch that they were born to investigate a speech suspicious person. according to the center of los police department he was bringing it to stop bill hoff had exited from the passenger side as shot shouted at low test. lt. paul him with the santa rosa police to parma describes what happens next. >> he yelled at the suspect at the subje
from -- these are live pictures from santa rosa where a memorial for andy lopez continues to grow as he will be laid to rest later today. and more protests are scheduled later today. that's why we're also live in oakland. who will be bussed in today and why their presence is raising some eyebrows. that's coming up in a live report. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. >>> we're gonna check your weather and traffic. how does it look, steve? >> cloudy to mostly cloudy. light sprinkles out there. more toward santa rosa down to monterey. some of it not showing up on the radar. snow showing up for one more day. a lot of this will start to push off to the lee side. at least there's a rain/snow mix up there. gilroy, .15 rain. celine knauss, .04. watsonville, .03. a few sprinkles. mostly cloudy. cool to cold. partly sunny this afternoon. cool, breezy. as the low moves out, i think the breeze will pick up. 40s and 50s. if it weren't for the cloud cover we'd be much, much cooler. we're losing a lot of the breeze. it will probably pick up. san francisco,
sospechosos. blanca ---la madre de andy lopez ha presentado una denuncia formal contra el condado de sonoma ... roll open under ...y el departamento del alguacil, por la muerte del menor a manos de un agente de dicha agencia. take vo ---de acuerdo al reclamo, andy fue baleado injustificadamente por el agente "erick gelhaus" y el departamento del alguacil no proporciono suficiente capacitacion a sus efectivos sobre el uso de fuerza letal. vo-blanca ---precisamente esta maÑana el "fbi" anuncio que reducira el personal dedicado a investigar la muerte de andy lopez. ---segun el diario "santa rosa press democrat", la agencia federal no realizara una investigacion independiente y completa... y solo se limitara a ofrecer apoyo a la policia local. vo ---y precisamente ese mismo diario informa que el agente que le disparo a lopez ha estado emocionalmente alterado desde el incidente. ---la abogada del policia asegura que la muerte del menor le ha impactado y que le preocupa el efecto que esto tendra en la familia de andy. vo ---pero ahora, surgio un conductor del condado de sonoma quien cuestiona la
school and joined hundreds of protestor and it culminated with the funeral for andy lopez. it was impossible for people to hide their pain as the casket of 13-year-old andy lopez was lead out of the resurrection church in santa rosa. more than 600 people were here, classmates, strangers and the family including his heart broken parents. his funeral mass was in spanish with a message that resonated with friends. >> he was too young. he didn't deserve that. he is gone, but he is here spiritual. >> lopez was shot to death as he was walking near his home. he was carrying a toy rifle made to look like an ak47. sonoma county sheriff deputies stopped him and told him to drop the gun, they say. deputy opened fire claiming the boy turned toward them with the realistic gun in his hand. >> i don't blame the officer or the child. >> he joined the few dozen people who converged on the memorial. some of whom came directly from the funeral. >> we need to learn to have more compassion in terms of the toys we let them play with. >> there was little sympathy during the two daytime rallies.
and killed 13-year-old andy lopez. typically the police do not released information about an officer involved shooting like this one. but there are serious concerns that tempers might boil over so police are trying to be as transparent as possible. >> tonight's demonstration swelled to 1500 people in santa rosa's courthouse square. >> this hurts me. it is something painful for me and for everybody. >> demonstrators areville -- are villa fying them after new details were released the way he shot and killed andy lopez. >> we >> we believe the time period between the time the deputy hold his dispatcher what his observations were and the time he advised on the radio shots were fired was 10 seconds. >> and i cannot understand how this happened in such a short, short time, 10 seconds and the boy is murdered. >> they spotted lopez carrying this rifle that looks like an ak47. >> he yelled at the subject two teams to drop the weapon. the subject did not do that. he turned to face the deputies. >> that's when the mizell of andy's gun was pointed at him and he fired eight shots striking andy seven times
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